Alle Najadi Inno alla Greca dall'Inglese di Marco Akenside M.D. recato in Verso Italiano da T.J. Mathias. Mark Akenside.
Alle Najadi Inno alla Greca dall'Inglese di Marco Akenside M.D. recato in Verso Italiano da T.J. Mathias

Alle Najadi Inno alla Greca dall'Inglese di Marco Akenside M.D. recato in Verso Italiano da T.J. Mathias

Napoli: Presso R. Marotta e Vaspandoch dalla Tipografia Francese, 1821. Hardcover. 35, [5] p.; 21 cm. Contemporary full polished leather (pigskin?); red morocco spine label with gilt-tooled title: Inno Alle Najadi. Gilt-tooled decoration on upper and lower parts of spine and decorative border on each board. All page edges gilt. Blue-and-pink marbled endpapers. Blue ribbon bookmark. Former owner's name at head of title page: Elizabeth Law. Inscribed at head of title page in a different hand: Dall' autore [presumably the translator, Thomas James Mathias]. One page following text contains a list of other works translated from Italian to English by T.J. Mathias and available from G. Porter in London. This work is a translation of Akenside's Hymn to the Naiads. An attractive binding. In Very Good+ Condition: boards a little tight, not quite flat; browning and light soiling along page edges; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good +. Item #002701

Price: $135.00

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